Who we are

Dr Wendy Roncolato
BSc.Psych(Hons); M.Psych(Clin); PhD.Psych, MAPS, FCCLP, MACPA

. Fellow Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists 
. Member Australian Psychological Society
. Member Australian Clinical Psychology Association 
. Member Australian Association for Infant Mental Health
. Member Australasian Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health
. Member Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy
. Board Approved Supervisor of Psychology Registrars, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Cloudberry Clinic was established by Dr Wendy Roncolato in 2014 as the principal Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years’ expertise specialising in women’s health and wellbeing. 

Her previous experience includes work at:

  • Royal Hospital for Women preparation for parenting, stress management, preventing and treating antenatal depression and anxiety;
  • UNSW researching child and family psychology, creating and running treatment groups;
  • Karitane enhancing adjustment to parenting, treating postnatal depression and relationship issues;
  • Macquarie University investigating the maternal-infant relationship & maternal experience, and tutoring of psychology students.

Further to her PhD exploring different approaches to mothering infants, Wendy has also published a range of scientific papers, presented at relevant national and international conferences and contributed to Beyond the Baby Blues: The complete handbook for emotional wellbeing during early parenthood (Knox, O'Reilly & Smith 2014). More recently, Wendy contributed to program redevelopment of the Black Dog Institute's Perinatal in Practice training for health professionals and the NSW Dept of Education Resource Toolkit for the school counselling service: Responding to anxiety and depression. 

Wendy is a mother of 2 young adults and 1 teenager.

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Dr Megan Jeon
BSc.Psych(Hons); PhD; M.Psych(Clin) Candidate

. Associate Member Australian Psychological Society

Megan is completing her 10th year of university study. She attained a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney and a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of New South Wales. During her PhD, she explored insomnia and other sleep problems in people with brain cancer and their family caregivers to understand the link between sleep and depression, anxiety and life adjustment, with an aim to help them achieve a better quality of life. She is in her final semster of a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at the Australian Catholic University. Megan has a particular interest in sleep difficulties, living with chronic health conditions, adjustment, depression, anxiety, and perinatal mental health.

Her previous experience includes:

  • Comprehensive Psychological Assessment Centre providing a range of psychological assessment and recommendations for young children, adolescents, adults and families including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, depression, anxiety and PTSD.
  • Australian Catholic University Mary Aikenhead Clinic working with families and individuals to formally assess cognitive, academic and emotional functioning, as well as offering cognitive behavioural therapy interventions to individuals and in group settings.

Megan is a warm and personable therapist. She is passionate about working with individuals to help them build inner strengths and resilience to live value-driven lives.

Emily Arkell
BSc.Psych(Hons); M.Psych(Clin); MAPS

. Member Australian Psychological Society
. Assoc Member Australian Clinical Psychology Association

Emily completed a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours and a Masters of Clinical Psychology (with Excellence) from the University of New South Wales. Her Master's thesis investigated the relationship between different types of perfectionism and symptoms of perinatal anxiety and depression. Emily has experience working with people in a range of settings including private practice, outpatient clinics, and NGOs. She has a special interest in sleep disorders, emotional dysregulation, trauma, eating disorders, and perinatal mental health. Emily has also attained status as a Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician with ANZAED.

Her previous experience includes:

  • Wise Institute providing treatment for a range of concerns including complex trauma, eating disorders, and emotional dysregulation, as well as co-facilitating DBT skills groups.
  • One Door Mental Health working with people with chronic and severe mental health problems such as Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Bipolar Disorders.
  • Pain Management Centre Royal Prince Alfred Hospital delivering individual therapy and group programmes for people living with chronic pain as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Anxiety Disorders Clinic St Vincent’s Hospital treating depression and anxiety disorders including OCD, GAD, Panic Disorder, and specific phobias.

Emily is a wholehearted and personable clinical psychologist who aims to meet each client’s individual needs as she supports them to cultivate their life worth living.

For further information, please see Emily's profile on our blog

Brooke Jericho
B.Design; BA(Psych); BPsychSc(Hons); MPsych(Clin); MAPS; AMACPA

. Member Australian Psychological Society
. Associate Member Australian Clinical Psychology Association
. NSW Board Member Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy

Brooke earned her Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Technology Sydney, where she was also awarded the APS College of Clinical Psychology Prize for outstanding clinical practice, research and coursework results. Brooke has a strong focus on research, is a published author on evidence-based therapies for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and has presented her research findings at relevant national conferences. Brooke has completed additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and is an accredited Circle of Security facilitator: an attachment-based parenting program. Brooke works with people experiencing a range of psychological issues including anxiety, mood, adjustment, perfectionism and relational difficulties. She has a particular interest in perinatal mental health, as well as assisting with difficulties that arise in the context of parenting including; relationship challenges and communication, attachment difficulties and role transitions. Brooke also has a special interest in assisting individuals and couples who are childless not by choice, fertility difficulties and IVF support as well as grief and loss.

Her previous experience includes:

  • The Parenting Place supporting women in the perinatal period experiencing depression, anxiety, traumatic birth and NICU admission as well as supporting new parents experiencing difficulty adjusting to parenthood and assisting parents of children aged 0-5 years with behavioural, social and emotional concerns.
  • Whole Family Team Community Mental Health Service supporting families with significant mental health concerns such as complex trauma, emotional dysregulation, attachment difficulties and personality vulnerabilities and/or drug and alcohol concerns to build positive connection and safety for their children and preventing family breakdown.
  • South-Western Sydney Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service delivering individual and family-based therapies for children, young people and their families for a range of concerns including trauma, emotional dysregulation, mood and anxiety concerns.
  • University of Technology Sydney Psychology Clinic delivering evidence-based interventions to individuals with a range of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, perfectionism, personality vulnerabilities and relationship difficulties.

Brooke is passionate about working with individuals and couples to help overcome obstacles, design meaningful and value-oriented lives and provide a space for reflection and hope. She is an empathetic, compassionate and warm collaborator who aims to meet each person where they are at and walk alongside them to make lasting change.

Brooke is a mother to one small child and one not-so-small fur-child.

Daisy Prowse
B.Design; B.Psych(Hons); M.Psych(Clin); MAPS

. Member Australian Psychological Society
. Member Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy

Daisy completed a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours at the University of Sydney and a Masters of Clinical Psychology at the University of Technology Sydney. She has worked with individuals with a range of mental health concerns, across outpatient and community health settings. She has a particular interest in emotion regulation, personality disorder, complex trauma, and perinatal mental health. Her Masters thesis investigated innovative ways to enhance emotion regulation in parents of young children.

Her previous experience includes:

  • The Parenting Place Community Health Caringbah supporting women in the perinatal period experiencing depression, anxiety and difficulty adjusting to parenthood, as well as assisting parents of children aged 0-5 years with behavioural, social and emotional concerns.
  • The Emotional Health Clinic and Research Unit Cumberland Hospital providing individual and group therapy to adults with personality disorder, bipolar affective disorders, complex trauma and severe emotion dysregulation.
  • University of Technology Sydney Psychology Clinic delivering evidence-based interventions to individuals with a range of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety disorders, relationship difficulties and disordered eating.
  • Working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder for several years.

Daisy is warm and empathetic and is passionate about supporting individuals to achieve improved wellbeing across a range of domains, spanning psychological and emotional wellness, psychosocial functioning and physical health.

For further information, please view Daisy’s profile on our blog

Sophie Lynn-Evans
BSc.Psych(Hons); M.Psych(Clin); MAPS

. Member Australian Psychological Society
. Member Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy

Sophie completed a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at the University of New South Wales and a Masters of Clinical Psychology at the Australian Catholic University. She was awarded the APS College of Clinical Psychology Prize and the 2017 Honorary role during her training for outstanding clinical practice, research and coursework results. Sophie has delivered evidence-based interventions in both hospital and private practice settings. Sophie has a keen interest in perinatal mental health and a passion for promoting the health and well-being of women. She also has a particular interest in supporting those affected by OCD and intrusive thoughts. 

Her relevant experience includes work at:

  • St John of God Hospital Burwood conducting individual and group therapy across Anxiety, Mood, Mother and Baby, and Drug and Alcohol hospital units.
  • Mosman Private Hospital supporting clients with emotional regulation and symptom reduction for various psychological challenges or disorders.
  • The Talbot Centre delivering a range of psychological treatments for issues associated with anxiety and mood, perinatal mental health, grief and loss, eating disorders, trauma, and substance use.
  • Lifeline conducting volunteer telephone crisis counselling.
  • Sydney Children's hospital supporting distressed parents across a number of years.

Sophie is a bright and warm clinical psychologist who takes pride in helping her clients to identify their strengths and make positive and lasting change. 

For further information, please view Sophie's profile on our blog.

Mia Birkner
BSc.Psych(Hons); M.Psych(Clin)

. Associate Member Australian Clinical Psychological Association

Mia is a clinical psychology registrar with a passion for perinatal and infant mental health. She has a Masters of Clinical Psychology from UTS and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from Macquarie University. Her practice is informed through a holistic approach where individuals seeking treatment are recognised as a “whole person” rather than as a diagnosis or label. Mia strives to create a non-judgemental space where individuals feel comfortable exploring their concerns and aims to work collaboratively with them in achieving their treatment goals through an evidence-based approach. Mia is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of issues, including anxiety and mood disorders, and has worked in a variety of clinic settings. She has experience working with adults, children, and families. Mia works primarily from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approach, however, draws from a range of different therapeutic frameworks. Mia is also able to offer services under the MBS Pregnancy Support. 

Her previous experience includes:

  • Gidget Foundation Australia providing therapeutic intervention for individuals and their partners in the perinatal period experiencing a range of mental health disorders, including adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, anxiety (including intrusive thoughts) and depression.
  • Nala Hub clinical Psychology Services providing therapeutic intervention for adults experiencing a range of mental health disorders, including perinatal anxiety, as well as working with children, adolescents and their families experiencing a range of mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression (including suicidality and deliberate self-harm), behavioural and emotion regulation difficulties, and parenting support.
  • Department of Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital delivering individual therapy and group programmes for people living with chronic pain as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • University Clinics providing counselling services and therapeutic intervention for adults (primarily young adult population) experiencing mental health difficulties, particularly adjustment related concerns, depression (including suicidality), anxiety, and bereavement.

Mia understands that seeking therapy can be an intimidating and draining experience for some and is inspired by her Client’s courage to seek treatment. As such, she aims to create a supportive and safe environment for her client to assist them in flourishing via building their self-reliance, flexibility and improving their overall wellbeing.


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